Celebrate World Keratoconus Day on November 10th!

World Keratoconus Day is dedicated to raising awareness for keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living with KC. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.

Join us in bringing awareness to this sight-threatening disease.

Add Yourself to the NKCF’s Interactive World Keratoconus Day Map Add Yourself

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#WorldKCDay

Join us and other members of the KC community to spread the word and celebrate World KC Day. Show your support of World KC Day by following @livingwithkc on Instagram. Share your story and help drive awareness of keratoconus by tagging your posts with #WorldKCDay.

Help Advocate for Keratoconus

  • Use the hashtag #WorldKCDay to share your story on social media
  • Add yourself to the NKCF’s Interactive World KC Day Map
  • Take a selfie or a picture that shows your perspective on KC and submit it to be shared on the NKCF’s World KC Gallery
  • Share your story via a guest blog. Contact us for a 30-minute interview.

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March 13, 2019 in Blog

Connect with the Keratoconus Community in Houston at the First Family Symposium of 2019

Back by popular demand, the National Keratoconus Foundation has announced the first Keratoconus Family Symposium of 2019! Building upon three successful events last year, this next symposium will take place... Read More
February 12, 2019 in Blog

What to Know About FDA Approved Treatments

What does the phrase “FDA approved” really mean? According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), “FDA does not develop or test products before approving them. Instead, FDA experts... Read More
February 1, 2019 in KC Journeys

Keratoconus Journey: Nishi

In November 2016, about seven months after cross-linking became FDA approved and over two years after her initial diagnosis, Nishi received the procedure in her left eye…

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Following is a list of resources we have assembled for current or prospective patients and their families. If you have a specific medical question, it is best to consult your physician.

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